Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) Compliance
Contact: Laura Seraichick ((email@example.com)[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org])
The Plan to Effectively Combat Copyright Infringement
1-1. Link to relevant Web page(s)
- Keene State College Copyright Policy
- Keene State College Computer & Network Use Policy
- Student Responsibilities for P2P File sharing
- USNH Intellectual Property Policy
1-2. What technology-based deterrent(s) have you decided to use?
Bandwidth shaping to minimize P2P applications and aggressive procedure for responding to DMCA violations
1-3. What mechanism(s) are you using to educate your community?
The Information Technology Group provides outreach and education to the KSC community via our Website, Student Handbook, email messages, electronic announcements, workshops and sponsoring guest speakers.
1-4. What procedures are you using for handling unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material (e.g. monitoring, sanctions, etc.)?
DMCA Violation Procedure and consultation with USNH legal counsel
**1-5. How are you periodically reviewing the plan? What criteria are you using to determine if it is effectively combating copyright infringement? **
KSC conducts annual review of policies and procedures including Computer Network User Policy (CNUP), DMCA violation process and solicits USNH legal counsel regarding changes. We assess effectiveness of the plan through monitoring and tracking data that IT Group collects relative to DMCA notices received and network traffic.
2-1. Link to relevant Web page(s)
2-2. Are you carrying out your own survey of alternatives or linking to one or more lists maintained by others?
For downloading music and/or video files, Keene State College encourages students to use legal download options such as iTunes, Napster II or one of the many other options available for this purpose.
2-3. Have you made any special arrangements with one or more content providers to obtain content through legal methods?
No, KSC does not have any special arrangements with one or more content providers at the present time.
Informing the Community
3-1. Link to relevant Web page(s)
3-2. Have you developed your own statement regarding copyright and copyright law in general or are you linking to such statement(s) maintained by others?
- Copyright Policy published in the Faculty Handbook
- State, Local & Federal Laws
- Student Responsibilities
- EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Computer and Network Security Task Force